Faculty Assembly Meeting will be held on September 22, at in 102 Benton. All members of Faculty Assembly are encouraged to attend.
Workshop on Preparing for Tenure and Promotion for Assistant and Associate Professors will be held on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 from 12:00-2:00 pm in the Marcum Hotel and Conference Center. This workshop offers guidelines and advice to tenured or tenure-track faculty considering applying for promotion or tenure. Please RSVP to Maria Cronley, Associate Provost, email@example.com.
Workshop on Understanding the Promotion Process for Lecturers, Clinical & Professionally Licensed Faculty will be held on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 from 12:00-2:00 pm in Shriver Center, Heritage Room. This workshop provides insights and guidelines for LCPL faculty wishing to apply for promotion. Please RSVP to Maria Cronley, Associate Provost, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshop on Dossier Preparation - You in Your Best Light will be held on October 8, 2015 from 2:30-4:00 pm in 320 Laws Hall. This workshop will be presented by Rose Marie Ward, Kinesiology & Health, and Peter Wessels, Psychology. Please RSVP to the Center for Teaching Excellence, email@example.com. (Note: seating is limited.)
Chris Makaroff has been named dean of the College of Arts and Science. Dr. Makaroff has taught at Miami since 1989 as a professor in the department of chemistry and biochemistry. Before becoming dean of CAS in July 2015, he served as associate dean of CAS for three years and as chair of chemistry and biochemistry for nine years.
Michael Dantley is returning to Miami University as dean of the College of Education, Health and Society (EHS), where he was chair of the department of educational leadership from July 2012 to June 2013. He most recently served as dean of the School of Education at Loyola University Chicago from July 2013 to December 2014.
We are grateful to David Pennock who assumed the role of interim director of the University Honors Program in July--a position that was vacated by Linda Marchant. A Miami faculty member since 1988, Dr. Pennock has assumed multiple leadership positions including director of the Mallory Wilson Center for Healthcare Education, assistant chair and interim chair of the Department of Zoology, and director of the Electron Microscopy Facility.
Jim Oris, associate provost for research and scholarship and dean of the Graduate School, has been awarded Miami University's prestigious Benjamin Harrison Medallion which is the most significant faculty recognition Miami offers faculty for excellence in teaching, research and/or service. Dr. Oris is known internationally for his research on the ecological toxicology of organic chemicals in aquatic systems.